Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM

Copy

Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.

DeleteCancel

Make your likes visible on Facebook?

Connect your Facebook account to Prezi and let your likes appear on your timeline.
You can change this under Settings & Account at any time.

No, thanks

Types of Sentences

No description
by

Donna Sorgen

on 23 September 2013

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of Types of Sentences

Types of Sentences
Simple Sentences
One independent clause is a simple sentence.

1 Subject + 1 Predicate= One Independent Clause -
Call me a Simple Sentence

Example:
1. Ashley and I like to play softball.
2. I like to play softball and read books.

Compound Sentence
1 Independent clause
+1 Independent clause (or more)
_____________________
1 Compound Sentence

Example:
1. I went to the game early, but I forgot my wallet.
2. I went to the game early, so I could get a good seat.
Compound-Complex Sentences
1 (at least) Dependent clause
+ 2 (at least) Independent clauses
_______________________________
A Compound-Complex Sentence

Examples:
1. I enjoy listening to music, so I bought a new CD when my grandma gave me birthday money.
2. Since my hairdryer broke, I have to get up earlier, so I have time to let my hair dry.
FANBOYS=Compound Sentences
These coordinating conjunctions are used to CONNECT two independent clauses (sentences). Without coordinating conjunctions you must use punctuation....

Complex Sentences
1 Independent Clause + (at least) 1 Dependent Clause = Complex
Example:
1. I like to ride my skateboard when I get home from school.
2. People who rely on their skateboard get to school faster than walkers.
Which is dependent and which is independent?
;
Independent
Clause
Independent
Clause
Dependent
What is the difference between a dependent and independent clause?
How are the independent clauses connected in a compound sentence?
Why is it important to vary our types of sentences in our writing?
Review
;
Full transcript